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Taxon: Rumex obtusifolius L.

 
Genus: Rumex
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Rumiceae
Nomen number: 32541
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:335. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 10-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • bitter dock  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • broadleaf dock  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • patience sauvage  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Gemüse-Ampfer  (Source: pers. comm.) - German
  • stumpfblättriger Ampfer  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • romice a foglie lunghe  (Source: pers. comm.) - Italian
  • labaça-de-vaca-amarga  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • língua-de-vaca-amarga  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • romaza de hojas grandes  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • vinagrillo  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • tomtskräppa  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • dun ye suan mo  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.)

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.), Turkey (n.)
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Georgia
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Gansu, Hebei, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Taiwan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Ireland, Norway, Sweden (s.), United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  11. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  12. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  15. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  18. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  19. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  20. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  21. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Rumex obtusifolius L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=32541. Accessed 23 October 2018.